Israel Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Israel decreased to 5.80 percent in February of 2014 from 5.90 percent in January of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Israel is reported by the Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel. Unemployment Rate in Israel averaged 7.93 Percent from 1992 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 11.40 Percent in March of 1992 and a record low of 5.40 Percent in December of 2011. In Israel, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Israel Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
5.80 5.90 11.40 5.40 5.80 | 2014/06 1992 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Israel Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-12-31 12:30 PM Israel
Unemployment Rate
Nov 2013 5.5% 5.8% (R)
2014-01-30 12:30 PM Israel
Unemployment Rate
Dec 2013 5.8% 5.5% 5.8%
2014-02-27 11:00 AM Israel
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2014 5.9% 5.9% (R) 5.7%
2014-03-24 11:20 AM Israel
Unemployment Rate
Feb 2014 5.8% 5.9% 5.7%
2014-04-30 11:00 AM Israel
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 5.8% 5.6%
2014-05-26 11:00 AM Israel
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 5.8%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 7.91 2012-12-31 7.76 7.91 2.11 8.14 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Employed Persons 3477.08 2013-11-15 3470.63 3477.08 1537.00 3539.35 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 68309.00 2014-03-15 60175.00 73185.00 36223.00 70600.55 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Retirement Age Men 67.00 2013-01-01 67.00 67.00 67.00 67.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 2013-01-01 62.00 62.00 62.00 62.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Unemployed Persons 0.21 2013-11-15 0.23 0.31 0.13 0.19 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Wages 9277.50 2014-01-15 9359.20 9359.20 7186.00 9403.93 2014-06-30 ILS [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 104.00 2014-01-15 105.80 138.00 96.20 102.16 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Unemployment Rate 5.80 2014-02-28 5.90 11.40 5.40 5.80 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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